What impact does victim blaming have on the victim and society?Explain the victim’s contribution to crime.

Victim Blaming

The study of victimology brought awareness to the plight of victims of crime and also yielded the concept of victim blaming.

This week’s required readings analyze the rise of victimology and provide a foundation to begin understanding the field. Address the following in your initial post:

What is victim blaming?

What impact does victim blaming have on the victim and society?

Explain the victim’s contribution to crime.

Your initial post must contain approximately 400 words and reference at least two scholarly sources in proper APA format.

Buzawa, E. S. (2013). Victims of domestic violence. In R. C. Davis, A. J. Lurigio, & S. Herman (Eds.), Victims of crime (pp. 29-56). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

This is Chapter 2 in this primary course text.
Daigle, L. E. (2017). Victimology: A text/reader (2nd ed.).

Section I: Introduction to Victimology (pp. 1-12)
Section II: Extent, Theories, and Factors of Victimization (pp. 14-30)
O’Sullivan, C. S. (2013). Sexual violence victimization of women, men, youth, and children. In R. C. Davis, A. J. Lurigio, & S. Herman (Eds.), Victims of crime (pp. 3-28). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

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